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Diversity in Medicine: Race

Welcome! This guide shares resources about Race & Racism for the medical field. It provides information specific to healthcare, as well as general background resources to understand Race & Racism as a whole within society. 

  • Racism is 
  1. a belief that race is a fundamental determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race. 
  2. the systematic oppression of a racial group to the social, economic, and political advantage of another
  3. a political or social system founded on racism and designed to execute its principles. 

(source: Merriam-Webster)

Source | University of Cambridge

Last updated on Nov 8, 2022 12:42 PM